CRYPTIC CLUES

Blairgowrie Advertiser - - PUZZLES -

Two sets of clues – but the an­swers are the same ACROSS 1 Spilt beer on the first cap (5) 4 I can’t ar­range prank (5) 7 Fuel from boiler (3) 9 From there, af­ter­wards, to church (6) 11 Throw away at the tip (4) 12 Level with the first woman (3) 13 Black­berry sup­plier and bishop on walk (7) 15 Bol­ster pro­duc­tion of seafood (7) 18 Steal bro­ken orb (3) 19 Lame sort of din­ner, say (4) 20 Can set out a po­si­tion (6) 23 Knock Pat over (3) 24 Un­cov­ered with force

of el­bow (5) 25 Seat for judge (5) DOWN

1 Sour fruit used in cock­tails (6,5) 2 One worked for long time (3) 3 Stick­ing with twitch (3) 5 Digit with its own rule (5) 6 Tree of metal and sand, say (6,5) 8 Look for shel­ter on the right (4) 10 Fewer around the an­i­mal (3) 13 Chewed part (3) 14 At­mos­phere in Cairo (3) 16 Burn name (5) 17 Point a set out (4) 18 Prunes have to man­age (3) 21 Bat lost la­bel (3) 22 Copy of paper (3)

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